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Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS) has awarded Nearly $37,000 scholarships to six nursing students from the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at Indiana University South Bend. These nurses, each of whom received a $6,126 scholarship for their final semester in the nursing program, will commit to work for SJHS for one year to serve our local community.   "We are so grateful to Saint Joseph Health System for…

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The Indiana Department of Education has made a new grant available that sets up high schools and colleges as partners in the recruitment of a new generation of teachers. The APR grant is acronymically named for its core purpose: to attract, prepare, and retain high school students who have an interest in pursuing careers in education. IU South Bend secured $339,288 in APR funding, and will partner with the South…

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In 2021, Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute announced plans for a new initiative called the McKinney Midwest Climate Project. Structurally, it merges two previous entities into one. The membership of ERI’s Resilience Cohort program and Sustain IU’s Indiana Climate Fellows are now combined, and renamed the McKinney Climate Fellows. Around 40 IU students are already participating statewide, and the first McKinney Climate Fellow at IU South Bend is Katherine Couch. …

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After a long and distinguished career, the last five years of which have found him serving as dean of the Dwyer College of Health Sciences, Dr. Thomas Fisher is retiring.  He earned his B.S. in occupational therapy from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1977, and he obtained further degrees from Purdue and the University of Kentucky, then embarked on a teaching career that included many years at the…

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Dr. Jesús García-Martínez will be the new dean of the Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences at IU South Bend.   Most recently the associate dean for research and professor of clinical health sciences for the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University, Dr. García-Martínez has an extensive career in higher education focused on strategic planning, development of new academic and research programs, and attracting diverse populations of…

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